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news exclusive. barbara walters inside syria, with the only one-on-one with syria's embattled president. >> why is this such a brutal crackdown? >> does he fear civil war? does he sense the circle closing around him? barbara is right here with us tonight. >>> family values. why mitt romney is hoping voters will focus on this image tonight, as the gloves come off, taking aim at the new front-runner. ♪ have you driven a ford >>> that famous question, and our question tonight for the ceo of ford, who turned that c carmaker around. what is the key to bringing america back? >>> kicked off. after alec baldwin booted after that battle, who was right? the famous actor or the flight attendant? >>> and pearl harbor. the image we learned today we will never see again. >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight. and we begin here with two major stories this evening. barbara walters and her exclusive one-on-one with syria's embattled president. face-to-face as she asks, why the deadly crackdown? she's right here tonight. >>> but first, another image this evening making headlines. that coach,
but it is raising fears tonight of more violence to come. >>> in syria, the streets are bloody tonight, with up to 50 dead in the last day and the country appears to be spiraling towards civil war by the hour. abc's martha raddatz reports. >> reporter: it started in darkness. a terrifying volley of gunfire that began one of the bloodiest 24 hours since this revolution began to force out syria's deke tictator, bashir a assad. this morning, with weapons still crackling and tanks thundering by, people were running for their lives, children looking for cover. some, too late. bodies of dozens of anti-government protesters who had been kidnapped were in the streets. thousands of miles away secretary of state hillary clinton met with syrian opposition groups. >> they need to be assured that syria will be better off under a regime of tolerance rather than on the whims of a dictator. >> reporter: clinton is also sending our ambassador robert ford, back to syria, after pulling him out for his safety. clinton says he will be a witness to assad's brutality as syria slides closer into an all-out civil war.
one-on-one with syria's embattled president. face to face as she asks why the deadly crackdown. she's right here tonight. >>> but first, another image making headlines. that coach, under fire, and now, under arrest. after the mounting number of accusers, we ask here what was it today that sent law enforcement in, arresting jerry sandusky? this as we learn the latest victim says sandusky's wife was upstairs as he cried for help. abc's jim avila is on the case again tonight. >> reporter: jerry sandusky, back in cuffs, wearing a penn state track suit, taken from his home in the middle of the afternoon, and today, charged with abusing two more children. his attorney predicted new charges and custody on "world news." >> bail is going to be set and he's going to wind up in jail. >> his attorney walked straight into that courtroom and told his client, "i told you this would happen." and sandusky just smiled. >> reporter: the smile wiped from his face as prosecutors demanded a million dollar bail and revealed the stories of victims nine and ten. horrific accounts of a basement of horrors at
korea was builds a nuclear reactor in syria. until israel showed the white house pictures and bombed it. two years later, they built a sprawling plant undetected. >> he'll need to show something. he needs to show a very skeptical public that he's in charge. and one of the time honored ways that's done in north korea is what we would consider a provocation. >> reporter: tonight senior u.s. officials defend the work of the cia saying, the key point is not marking the exact moment the dictator dies but having a solid framework to assess what may come next. that, of course, is the next test. >> andrea mitchell on the period of uncertainty that arrived this weekend on the news. andrea, thanks. >>> in syria, where most journalists are banned from covering what's going on there. new amateur video has surfaced, claiming to show some of this week's bloody clashes between protesters and government forces. in damascus, more than 150 people are reported dead in the last two days alone. arab league monitors are going into syria later this week, hoping to end this nine-month-old crackdown that's so f
tonight. syria. where today, by some accounts, hundreds of thousands took to the streets. the biggest protests in months. making a point to the outside observers from other arab nations, who are now inside syria. more than two dozen people were reportedly killed. >>> back in this country, and to a u.s. marine who is proving tonight that his battle training is not going to waste. carl trenker was shot twice during a robbery right before christmas and he used his own fingers to plug the bullet wounds. he spoke today as he left the hospital. >> one bullet passed into my pec and came out the other side, so, i kind of went like this and, like that. it could have turned out a lot worse, so, there's probably something more that i'm intended to do in my life. >> he survived the battlefield only to come home to that robbery. he now says after surviving, he's looking forward to the holiday meal he missed. >>> and here in new york tonight, a little more than 24 hours until the new year's countdown. pictures coming in tonight. they tested the famous crystal ball today. and it is working. tonight,
leapt crackdown in syria. in the last 24 hours, more than 40 people killed, most in the city of hom, who has been called the capital of the revolution. today, the streets were filled with tens of thousands of protesters, calling for the execution of president bashar al assad. as outside observers from other arab countries are now in the streets, monitoring the situation, activists, armed with video cameras, are trying to send their messages out to the world. and here's abc's kelly cobiella. >> reporter: the videos, taken by ordinary citizens at great risk, show government tanks, blood on the streets, syrians mourning their dead. activists say they're proof the syrian government is killing its own people, in spite of its denials. when cameras caught this, locals begging for help. there are thousands of clips on youtube, and entire channels devoted to the uprising. and all they are using is this. the simple act of holding up a cell phone and taking video in syria is quite risky. >> it's like committing suicide. >> reporter: but they are getting smarter, using fake names and smuggled phones
. lama hasan in london, thank you. >>> one more note overseas in syria, where the uprising against the regime has taken an especially deadly turn. two powerful suicide bombs ripped through the heart of damascus near two heavily fortified government buildings. fortified buildings. at least 40 people were killed, 100 injured. and the government immediately put the blame on al qaeda, but opposition groups there are skeptical. some suggesting that the government itself orchestrated these attacks. in the country, where some 5,000 people already have been killed since the unrest began, one thing is clear. tonight, syria is edging ever closer to all-out civil war. >>> and back at home now, and to politics, and your voice, your vote. the republican presidential candidates got in one last full day of campaigning before taking a break for the christmas holiday. and for one of the candidates, the stop-down cannot come soon enough. abc's john berman is on the trail in new hampshire. >> reporter: after being brutalized for weeks, today, newt gingrich made clear what he wants for christmas. >> m
to release a timetable for re-opening the monument to the public. overseas tonight in syria, dozens of people killed in twin car bombings outside the headquarters of the intelligence agency in damascus. the attacks are the first of their kind in the syrian capitol since the start of the uprising this year. >>> now to cairo where thousands of egyptians have been rallying in tahrir square today denouncing military violence against protesters, many of whom were women. at least 17 people have been killed in violent clashes h this week. nbc's amin mohadin has the latest. >> reporter: today it was on display miles away from each other. today the number reaching close to 25,000. the activists behind me supporting calls for the military to step down from power and to hand over power to an elected government as quickly as possible. they feel the military has exhausted its mandate and is unable or unfit to control more. across the street a short while -- distance from here the egyptian military and their supporters took to the street. there are those who believe the egyptian military retains a great de
to take his own life. with more citizen video coming out of syria these days during a very bloody week the obama administration is using very strong language about what is happening there accusing president asad's government of mowing down its own citizens. more than 200 are now dead there it's believed since monday. >>> we'll take a break. up next as we continue on a wednesday night, with americans in uniform in afghanistan and some are now openly gay. many said that would never work, but were they right? >>> later, the outpouring of support and help since our story aired about a woman whose idea is making a difference for people and their pets who are all trying to survive these hard times. i take an omega for my heart. but to be honest, i find the omega choices overwhelming. which one is right for me? then i found new pronutrients omega-3. it's from centrum, a name i trust. it goes beyond my heart to support my brain and eyes too. and these ultra-concentrated minigels are much smaller than many others. it's part of a whole new line of supplements. there's probiotic and fruit & veggi
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